Not all Manufactured Home Dealers
are looking out for you
Yes, It's true! the BACKYARD HOME Phenom is real and spreading like a wind fanned fire and Manufactured Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) are no doubt rolling down the road to a backyard near you.
While a BACKYARD HOME can come in all shapes and sizes one of the most popular and affordable choices by far is the "off-site" aka "Factory Built" or "Manufactured" option. But they come with a certain
In this gold rush of a very heated and exciting cottage industry, quickly becoming a major growth industry, many entrepreneurs, opportunists and fast talking, high pressure used car salesmen seem to be reinventing themselves and becoming instant experts and self proclaimed authorities on the subject almost overnight.
But don't be fooled and by all means don't become a victim by putting the cart before the horse. There is a smart. safe and proper way to ease your way into your buying experience without making premature decisions and spending a considerable sum of money way before its even necessary.
The fact is you may end up with a large structure sitting in a storage yard with the money meter ticking while you have the privilege of paying dearly for daily storage fees. Add to that having to deal with all the unnecessary weather and environmentally induced damage
that could ensue from your manufactured home sagging, warping, cracking, breaking and even attracting a dose of mildew or worse mold while it's waiting to be securely installed on its properly prepared site.
A prudent manufactured home dealer that has your interest at heart will not try to stuff you into a home before he's assisted you through the entire development precess. If he doesn't have the time or inclination to help you pull your permits, prepare your site, install your utilities and be there to meet the inspector for your final inspection he's not the dealer you want to purchase you manufactured home from.